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I am suffering from eczema. I am on medication which includes an anti-allergy10mg;a sunscreen50spf\u0026#41;, momate cream and a moisturizer, pacroma cream. Still no Change. Help!

I am suffering from eczema. I am on medication which includes an anti-allergy10mg;a sunscreen50spf\u0026#41;, momate cream and a moisturizer, pacroma cream. Still no Change. Help!

Eczema: You need to keep irritants to a minimum. Use only sensitive skin products. No fragrance or dye. Find something to stop the itch, like Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) Claritin or Zyrtec. Eczema gets worse if it's constantly being scratched. Also try a bleach bath. 1 cup bleach, in a full tub of water. Try this weekly. If no improvement, have it rechecked. ...Read more

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Would it be acceptable to apply moisturizer on top of acne medication?

Would it be acceptable to apply moisturizer on top of acne medication?

Acne and moisture: Yes, it is usually ok to apply a moisturizer after an acne medication--especially if it dries you out. Let the medication dry, then apply your moisturizer. ...Read more

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Should I put acne medication on my face or moisturizer on first?

Should I put acne medication on my face or moisturizer on first?

Medication: After the application of the topical acne medication, apply the moisturizer. ...Read more

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What is the best natural drug store oil free face moisturizer to use?

What is the best natural drug store oil free face moisturizer to use?

HealthTap: Doesn't really advocate the use of any particular product. You might ask the pharmacist. Good luck. ...Read more

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In what way can a moisturizer have hazardous materials?

In what way can a moisturizer have hazardous materials?

Allergic ingredients: Some people are allergic to some ingredients in moisturizers, especially quaternium 15, parabens, and vitamin E. ...Read more

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What is the best moisturizer to use?

What is the best moisturizer to use?

Coconut oil: Try applying coconut oil to your dry skin areas. If there are large areas, try eating 1-2 TBS daily and see if that improves your skin. Give it at least a month or two to work. ...Read more

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What is the most effective moisturizer?

What is the most effective moisturizer?

MOISTURIZERS: WE ARE ALL DIFFERENT.
WHAT IS GOOD FOR YOU MAY BE BAD FOR SOMEONE ELSE.
NEW ONES SHOW UP ALL THE TIME.
THE LATEST ONE IS CALLED HYDRO-BOOST.
OVER-THE-COUNTER.
(I HAVE NO FINANCIAL IN THIS!) ...Read more

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What is the best face moisturizer?

What is the best face moisturizer?

Health Tap doctors: Are asked not to endorse particular brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Is the moisturizer good for your skin?

Is the moisturizer good for your skin?

When you are young: Moisturizing sunscreen may be enough, but as skin ages, you may need moisturizing cream to help your aging skin ...Read more

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Can sunblock be used as a effective moisturizer?

Can sunblock be used as a effective moisturizer?

Not really: The fda has recommended that the term sunblock be dropped as it is often very misleading and can result in patients believing they have more protection from the sun than they actually do. I agree, a good sunscreen with an spf of 50, that contains both a uvb protector and a metal such as zinc or titanium oxide for uva. That's all you need but reapply it frequently. They are not good moisturizers. ...Read more

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What is the best, (yet cheapest) skin moisturizer?

What is the best, (yet cheapest) skin moisturizer?

Petrolatum: Over the counter petrolatum (petroleum jelly) should work fine. I should be applied immediately after drying off since it doesn't add moisture to the skin; it simply reduces moisture loss from the skin. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what is the best ultra hydrating moisturizer for the face?

I'm curious as to what is the best ultra hydrating moisturizer for the face?

Moisturizer for face: THERE IS NO BEST.
WE ARE ALL DIFFERENT.
TRY ALL OF THEM AND FIND WHICH WORKS FOR YOU.
GET SAMPLES AT THE COSMETIC COUNTERS ...Read more

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Which moisturizer to use while on accutane?

Which moisturizer to use while on accutane?

Non comedogenic: Any moisturizer that was found to be non comedogenic (doesn't promote acne) should be fine ...Read more

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How face moisturizer is different from a sunblock? |

How face moisturizer is different from a sunblock? |

Moisturizer sunblock: Moisturizers by themselves do not protect from sun and those moisturizers with sunscreen in them, do not function as well as separate sunscreens that focus their effort on filtering out the harmful ultraviolet rays that damage our skin's dna. ...Read more

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How do I choose a proper moisturizer?

How do I choose a proper moisturizer?

Moisturizer: It's really your preference. Most of them are made from similar ingredients. If you have sensitive skin, look for fragrance free, dye free. I like Vaseline Intensive Care Creamy, or The Body Shop 'butters'. Also, I answered your other question, and want to make sure you understand how worried I am. ...Read more

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How important is using a daily moisturizer with spf?

How important is using a daily moisturizer with spf?

Essential: Uv light is damaging to skin and undoubtedly a cause of skin cancers, so sun protection is always important. ...Read more

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What should I look for or avoid in an SPF moisturizer?

What should I look for or avoid in an SPF moisturizer?

SPF 15: It is a good idea to look for an spf higher than 15, and the higher you can tolerate, the better the protection (the reason for tolerance is that the higher spf moisturizers often feel more greasy). ...Read more

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Please recommend the best anti aging drugstore moisturizer?

Please recommend the best anti aging drugstore moisturizer?

Quality sunscreen: Is the absolute best antiaging protection, look for one with an SPF of at least 30 and better 40 or higher, as well as a hat and polarized sunglasses. Cover your hands, too, which will give away your age much sooner than your face if you take care of one and not the other. A moisturizing product with retinoic acid, ascorbic acid, niacinamide, or argirilene will help diminish wrinkles. ...Read more

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Please recommend the best moisturizer brands for anti aging?

Please recommend the best moisturizer brands for anti aging?

No "bests": No best ones. But you may try ROC anti-wrinkle serum or Neutrogena deep wrinkle serum. I dont' have stocks on either. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about drugstore moisturizer that deals with anti aging?

Quite a bit.: There are lots of drugstore moisturizer that claim superiority over each other and can be quite pricey such as Oil of Olay, Clinique, CeraVe but there are others like TrueScience and Nerium that are not sold over the counter that claim antiaging properties. What is important is the preventative measures such as no smoking, drink lots of water, avoid prolonged exposure to sun without protection. ...Read more

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After shaving can I use a regular moisturizer or is it only after-shave?

Yes: A regular moisturizing cream or lotion is fine to use after shaving instead of a specialized after-shave product. ...Read more

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How to deal with facial moisturizer that contains these ingredients, good or bad?

Which ingredients: Please re-ask and be more specific about what you would like to know. For an in-depth discussion consider discussing with your medical provider or asking a provider on Healthtap Prime or Concierge. ...Read more

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After I've rubbed in d moisturizer, my body still feel oily. Has it not been absorbed or simply d nature of d product? I don't use a lot

After I've rubbed in d moisturizer, my body still feel oily. Has it not been absorbed or simply d nature of d product? I don't use a lot

Formulation key: Many dermatological products are designed to have a specific effect with respect to whether it keeps the skin dry, oily or greasy or inbetween. This is all due to the formulation of the product, see your dermatologist and they can help make recommendations. Remember, moisturizers are designed to add and mostly keep moisture to the outside of your skin, so a smooth silky texture is what you want. ...Read more

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Greetings! I want to ask which is better, applying moisturizer with SPF everyday punctually or only evening with no SPF, or both? (morning & evening)

DEPENDS: Do you have dry skin? Pale skin which burns in sun? Do you live in a place with strong sun? Need not be "punctual" but use before exposure. Most places have dark nights with no sun, so sunscreen is used in daytime. No harm using at night, but not needed. Many moisturizers have a sunscreen included. SPF over 15 {some say 30] is all the same. ...Read more

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Can tinted moisturizer hide spots?

Can tinted moisturizer hide spots?

Some tinted: Moisturizers may have some concealment benefits.

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